Horizon Interactive Awards-2015: Kaluga Region Investment Portal Gets Second Golden Award

Kaluga Region Investment Portal won a golden award in  Government Agency nomination at Horizon Interactive Awards-2015. Horizon Interactive Awards is one of the most prestigious awards for interactive and creative media.    

Kaluga Region Investment Portal is a global Web resource providing an opportunity for complex assessment of the region’s investment potential, to evaluate the available infrastructure and to get information on the region’s competitive advantages. Visitors also get access to relevant contact details.

The Web portal continues to expand its cooperation with business communities of other countries. Currently it is available in eight languages, namely, Russian, English, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Italian, German and French.     

Kaluga Region Investment Portal received a prestigious international award for the second time.  This is the only Russian Web resource nominated at Horizon Interactive Awards.

It is worth mentioning that in 2014 the Web portal won the first place in the same nomination. In 2015 the portal was updated and redesigned. The new design includes new visual elements, updated site navigation, and new options. The updated Web portal took part in  Horizon Interactive Awards.      

Apart from general information on Kaluga Region social and economic development and industrial sites the Web portal features the latest regional business news as well as information on all stages of cooperation with investors – from negotiations and conclusion of agreements to the launch of production and production facilities’ expansion. The portal also contains information on   participation of Kaluga Region officials in international business missions and major international forums, exhibitions, conferences, as well as the current data on Kaluga region ratings. Subscription to monthly news digest:

The redesigned  portal also grants access to acute photo and video materials. Presentation videos of Kaluga Region and industry clusters, exclusive interviews of the region’s top officials to international and Russian mass media, Web broadcasts from forums help visitors better understand the social and economic situation in the region.      (     

The Web portal features issues of Vestnik, an official publication of the Ministry for Economic development of Kaluga Region. All issues are available in .pdf.  Vestnik provides access to acute statistics, interviews with top managers of global companies, success stories and much more. (

Horizon Interactive Awards was established in 2001. The best media projects from around the globe are selected for the award.  Over 10,000 applications have been submitted since 2001. A professional jury assesses applications taking into consideration the following features:  singularity and creativity, design, solution efficiency, technical implementation and communication message.

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The investment portal was developed in 2012, when Kaluga Region became one of the pilot regions to test and introduce the Agency for Strategic Initiatives standards. The portal was included in TOP3 according to the Russian regions’ portal quality rating by Expert RA in 2013. Experts mentioned that the portal was very user-friendly and provided much information.    

Grammatika Creative Bureau develops and maintains Kaluga Region investment portal.  

ORBISystems develops and maintains Kaluga Region investment map, develops innovative Web solutions and servicers applying geo data technologies.




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